Serving during Desert Storm

Serving during Desert Storm

What do you know about Desert Storm? I loved getting to talk to Angela Beltz this week about her experience in the Army National Guard. She was one of the first to deploy for Desert Storm and talks about the challenges she faced. Serving During Desert Storm – Episode 57 Angela deployed for Desert Shield/Storm […]

Giving Back After Service to Find Healing

Giving Back After Service to Find Healing

How can you find yourself again after leaving the military? Giving back after service is the one key way I have found to help me transition. Nicole had a similar experience. Nicole Terwey is a Lieutenant and an Intelligence Officer in the Navy Reserves in Nashville, TN. She completed eight and a half years of […]

The Story of an Air Force Civil Engineer

The Story of an Air Force Civil Engineer

Rachael and I served on active duty together as Air Force Civil Engineers at Wright-Patterson AFB. And I am excited to share her experience. I had a chance to interview her for my deployment series in 2017 which is where the podcast idea started. So, if you want to learn more about her deployments to […]

Do You Know the Story of the Original Military Women Pilots?

Do You Know the Story of the Original Military Women Pilots?

This week’s episode is sponsored by Insure the Heroes Inc. Did you know the first military women pilots flew during World War II? Many people don’t know the history of military women. And many more people don’t know that women were serving in other roles than nurses and secretaries during World War II. Erin shares […]

Best Books About Women Veterans

Best Books About Women Veterans

There is a hidden genre of books I have found in 2019: Women Veterans. With the launch of Women of the Military Podcast, I have started to hear more and more stories from military women or about military women and the more stories I hear the more I want to hear and read more. And […]

Challenges Faced By A Single Mom in the Army

Challenges Faced By A Single Mom in the Army

Can you continue to serve in the military as a single mom? Hear Danielle’s story of becoming a single mom and continuing to serve in the Army. It isn’t easy, but it can be done. Danielle has been serving on active duty in the Army since 2004. She enlisted as a paralegal after graduating from […]

Joining the Army While Still in High School

Joining the Army While Still in High School

Joining the Army While still in High School – Episode 43 Alicia served for 6 years in the Iowa Army National Guard as a Public Affairs Specialist. She deployed to Kosovo for a year and traveled to other countries for small exercises for brief periods. And she spent 10 years a print journalist, 6 of […]

From the Hall of West Point to Iraq

From the Hall of West Point to Iraq

Are you looking to join the military through one of the military academies? One of the best ways to get advice is to talk to someone who has attended a military academy. Jasmin attended West Point and can help you if you dream of attending West Point too. Check out her story on the Women of the Military podcast.

Dealing with the Challenges of Dual Military Life

Dealing with the Challenges of Dual Military Life

Episode 37: Dual Military Life Challenges My guest today is Sherry Eifler. Sheri is a former Army soldier turned devoted Army wife and mom makes her home where the Army sends her. She has been married to her husband of over 25 years, Brian. Together they embrace the adventure of military family life with their […]

Dealing with Infertility in the Military

Dealing with Infertility in the Military

Kerry was an officer in the US Coast Guard. She attended the Coast Guard Academy and graduated with a degree in Marine Science, but the Coast Guard needed Engineers so she spent her first five years in the Coast Guard doing Engineering work. Listen to the episode here. She ended up bouncing around to different […]